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Old 02-14-2006, 05:55 PM   #1
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changing the default language for a terminal

I am trying to change the language on a system from english to chinese. When I try to change the enviroment variable from the english file to the chinese file, only windows which are opened from that terminal will come through in chinese. However the terminal itself is not in chinese. Any ideas on how to get this working?

Old 02-15-2006, 12:38 AM   #2
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edit /etc/sysconfig/i18n and set the LANG variable
Old 02-15-2006, 10:45 AM   #3
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awesome, thanks.
Old 04-03-2006, 03:25 AM   #4
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hi, any idea i had install SCIM but unable to view the chinese font. also i try to type the scim in the terminal it seem like something it missing.

[root@hostname username]# scim
Smart Common Input Method 1.4.4

Launching a SCIM daemon with Socket FrontEnd...
Loading simple Config module ...
Creating backend ...
Loading socket FrontEnd module ...
Starting SCIM as daemon ...
Launching a SCIM process with x11...
Loading socket Config module ...
Creating backend ...
Loading x11 FrontEnd module ...
SCIM has exited abnormally.
please some help me out. btw i can scim is working the problem unable to view the chinese.


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